Top 5 things to do in Berlin
Berlin is one of Europe’s most vibrant and dynamic capital cities. With so much to do and see, no wonder it a favorite among travelers and is always topping travel lists. Take a look at some of our favorite things to do around Berlin!
Berlin’s Museum Island is a small paradise for the art and architecture enthusiast. In addition to its world-famous museums that house historic treasures such as the breath-taking bust of Nefertiti and ancient Pergamon Altar, the island is home to the biggest and most beloved church in the city: Berliner Dom. Its gorgeous, green cupola captivates from afar and its impressive interior lives up to the hype. Make your way through halls of splendid statues and decorative designs as you head to the Hohenzollern Crypt and its 70 tombs hidden below the church. End your Neo-Renaissance adventure at the top: climb 270 steps for rewarding views of beautiful Berlin.
Visit Berlin Zoo, because – well, who doesn’t adore animals? In Germany’s oldest zoo you’ll find the cutest creatures in all colours, shapes and forms. That’s why this Garden of Eden has gained the title of the world’s most species-rich zoo. You probably won’t have time to see all 20.000 animals, but do spend a day in this friendly, fascinating universe that has the power to fulfil any animal fan’s fantasy!
Meet this marvellous market hall in Moabit, the latest hipster zone of Berlin. The building boasts basilica-like beauty with its elegant exterior and grand glass roof. The moment you enter through the gates, you’re showered with mouth-watering aromas of diverse delicacies. Crowds of connoisseurs gather here daily, but the surroundings are so spacious that it will feel like the place is empty! Bring some sausage and fine wine home or check out the elaborate menu at one of the charming cafés. The cherry on top is Das Wohnzimmer, where you can get a drink and chill.
There are many wonderful vegan venues in Berlin that cater to its approximately 80,000 vegans and counting! Kopps is one of the cool eateries that has captivated cool Berliners. Upon entry, you’re met with a smooth vibe and a soft shade of blue. The space is subtly lit and the funky food is almost art on a plate. Enjoy an extraordinary, elegant experience that consists of produce from countryside farmers and superb service sprinkled with magic.
Ah, beer gardens: the true charms of classic Berlin. Prater Biergarten is a unique gem in the city center. It oozes a casual, cool and cheerful atmosphere, where you can chill under chestnut trees and drink prime local lagers. Being Berlin’s oldest beer garden, it’s been a home of the public since the 1850’s. Having survived two World Wars, it’s full of history and life. It’s a place to enjoy their bratwurst, beer and theatre tradition.